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Early Rankings: Pocono II, 2015

Kevin Harvick photo

Kevin Harvick tops my early Pocono II rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

Update: I’ve now completed my final Pocono II rankings (click here to see them).

Here are my early driver rankings for this week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono. I compiled them by crunching:

  • The loop data for the past 15 Sprint Cup races (excluding Daytona, Talladega and Sonoma);
  • the loop data for the past four races (excluding Daytona);
  • the loop data for the past four races at Pocono;
  • the loop data for the past seven races at the other tracks in the Flats track group (i.e., Martinsville, Phoenix, Indy, Richmond and New Hampshire);
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Pocono; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past seven races at the aforementioned Flats.

The results:

  1. Kevin Harvick
  2. Brad Keselowski
  3. Kurt Busch
  4. Joey Logano
  5. Kyle Busch
  6. Carl Edwards
  7. Martin Truex Jr.
  8. Jeff Gordon
  9. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  10. Denny Hamlin Continue reading

Final Rankings: Pocono I, 2015

Kevin Harvick photo

Kevin Harvick remains on top in my final Pocono rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

Here are my final driver rankings for today’s race at Pocono. I compiled them by crunching the practice and qualifying data from Pocono Friday and Saturday, and then melding it with the historical data:

  1. Kevin Harvick
  2. Kurt Busch
  3. Jeff Gordon
  4. Joey Logano
  5. Martin Truex Jr.
  6. Brad Keselowski
  7. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  8. Jimmie Johnson
  9. Carl Edwards
  10. Denny Hamlin Continue reading

Mid-Week Rankings: Pocono I, 2015

Kevin Harvick photo

Kevin Harvick tops my early Pocono rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

Here are my early driver rankings for this week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono. I compiled them by crunching:

  • The loop data for the past 15 Sprint Cup races (excluding Daytona and Talladega);
  • the loop data for the past four races;
  • the loop data for the past four races at Pocono;
  • the loop data for the past eight races at the other tracks in the Flats track group (i.e., Martinsville, Phoenix, Indy, Richmond and New Hampshire);
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Pocono; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past seven races at the aforementioned Flats.

The results:

  1. Kevin Harvick
  2. Brad Keselowski
  3. Kurt Busch
  4. Joey Logano
  5. Jeff Gordon
  6. Jimmie Johnson
  7. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  8. Kyle Larson
  9. Denny Hamlin
  10. Kasey Kahne Continue reading

Final Rankings: Pocono II, 2014

Here are my final driver rankings for today’s race at Pocono. I compiled them by crunching the practice and qualifying data from Pocono Friday and Saturday, and then melding it with the historical data:

  1. Brad Keselowski
  2. Jeff Gordon
  3. Kevin Harvick
  4. Joey Logano
  5. Kyle Busch
  6. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  7. Jimmie Johnson
  8. Kurt Busch
  9. Kasey Kahne
  10. Clint Bowyer Continue reading

Mid-Week Rankings: Pocono II, 2014

Here are my early driver rankings for this week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono. I compiled them by crunching:

  • The loop data for the past 15 Sprint Cup races (excluding Daytona, Talladega and Sonoma);
  • the loop data for the past four races;
  • the loop data for the past four races at Pocono;
  • the loop data for the past eight races at the other tracks in the Flats track group (i.e., Martinsville, Phoenix, Indy, Richmond and New Hampshire);
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Pocono; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past eight races at the aforementioned Flats.

The results:

  1. Brad Keselowski
  2. Jeff Gordon
  3. Jimmie Johnson
  4. Kevin Harvick
  5. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  6. Kyle Busch
  7. Joey Logano
  8. Kasey Kahne
  9. Matt Kenseth
  10. Kurt Busch Continue reading

Final Rankings: Pocono I, 2014

Here are my final driver rankings for today’s race at Pocono. I compiled them by crunching the practice and qualifying data from Pocono Friday and Saturday, and then melding it with the historical data:

  1. Jimmie Johnson
  2. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  3. Kevin Harvick
  4. Brad Keselowski
  5. Jeff Gordon
  6. Joey Logano
  7. Kurt Busch
  8. Carl Edwards
  9. Ryan Newman
  10. Kyle Busch Continue reading

Mid-Week Rankings: Pocono I, 2014

Here are my early driver rankings for this week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono. I compiled them by crunching:

  • The loop data for the past 15 Sprint Cup races (excluding Daytona and Talladega);
  • the loop data for the past four races;
  • the loop data for the past four races at Pocono;
  • the loop data for the past seven races at the other tracks in the Flats track group (i.e., Martinsville, Phoenix, Indy, Richmond and New Hampshire);
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Pocono; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past seven races at the aforementioned Flats.

The results:

  1. Jimmie Johnson
  2. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  3. Joey Logano
  4. Jeff Gordon
  5. Matt Kenseth
  6. Kevin Harvick
  7. Brad Keselowski
  8. Kasey Kahne
  9. Kyle Busch
  10. Carl Edwards Continue reading

Early Rankings: Pocono II, 2013

Here are my early driver rankings for this week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono. I compiled them by crunching:

  • The loop data for the past 14 Sprint Cup races (excluding Daytona, Talladega and Sonoma);
  • the loop data for the past four races;
  • the loop data for the past four races at Pocono;
  • the loop data for the past eight races at the other tracks in the Flats track group (i.e., Martinsville, Phoenix, Indy, Richmond and New Hampshire);
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Pocono; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past eight races at the aforementioned Flats.

The results:

  1. Jimmie Johnson
  2. Kyle Busch
  3. Matt Kenseth
  4. Kasey Kahne
  5. Denny Hamlin
  6. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  7. Jeff Gordon
  8. Carl Edwards
  9. Clint Bowyer
  10. Brad Keselowski Continue reading